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Prasanna

Solo Guitar Exploration of A.R. Rahman

Friday, March 22, 2019
7:00 PM–8:30 PM

Indian guitar master Prasanna returns to one his favorite New York venues, the Rubin Museum, to perform the music of his good friend, the celebrated Oscar-winning Indian film composer A.R. Rahman. A film composer himself, Prasanna has scored the music for the Oscar-winning documentary Smile Pinki and other feature films.

Prasanna says that Rahman “has redefined contemporary Indian music by pushing boundaries like no other.” Through more than 25 years of friendship and collaboration, Prasanna has recorded with A.R. Rahman for many of his renowned film soundtracks, including Jeans, Lagaan, Swades, Highway, Million Dollar Arm, and Hundred Foot Journey.

Presented with Harrice Miller Entertainment and community partner Sunny Thakkar.

About the Musician

Prasannais a world-renowned guitarist in Carnatic music. He was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by H.H. Jayendra Saraswathi and was voted among the top 50 creative Indians by Open Magazine. Prasanna holds the distinction of being one of three Indians who have scored music for Oscar-winning films, besides Ravi Shankar and A.R. Rahman. Prasanna has performed with rock icons Jordan Rudess, Alex Skolnick, and Dweezil Zappa, jazz luminaries Joe Lovano, Vijay Iyer, and Esperanza Spalding, and Indian legends Illayaraja, Hari Prasad Chaurasia, and A.R. Rahman.

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